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October 2020  

Meeting/Event Information



October 20, 2020

Homeless Impact on Tucson - TPD & PCSO
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual - On Line

$0.00 Member Registration

$0.00 Guest Registration

Please register through the BOMA GT website so we can have a count of who will be attending the virtual meeting.

Sgt. Hans Goritz and Sgt. Ryan Pretti, Pima County Sherrif Department
Sgt. Jack Julsing, Tucson Police Department, Homeless Outreach Team

The homeless impact on Tucson
TPD efforts on the homeless epidemic



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President's Report

Tough times don’t last, tough people do!

As we all know, 2020 has been a stormy year for our country, however, it can’t rain forever.   We do not need to wait for the storm to pass, we need to learn how to dance in the rain. 

Dr. Theresa Cullen, Public Health  Director of Pima County Health Department  spoke to us for our September meeting regarding the impact COVID is having in our community.  If you missed the meeting, Luann has posted Dr. Cullen’s powerpoint on our website.

October Meeting: October 20, 2020

  • This coming Tuesday we will hold our October virtual meeting from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.  The  topic is  The homeless impact on Tucson.  We will have three speakers from the Pima County Sheriff Department and the Tucson Police Department speak to us regarding this very important concern for our community. 
  • Sgt. Jack Juising, Tucson Police department, Homeless Outreach Team
  • Sgt Hans Goritz and Sgt. Ryan Pretti, Pima County Sheriff Department

BOMA 31st Golf Tournament:  November 6, 2020

  • Our annual golf tournament is right around the corner.  There is still time to sign-up for our tournament..  We already haver have 85 golfers signed up but could use more golfers.   At this time, we still need a breakfast sponsor.  The sponsorship is $600.00  and we will accept a couple of sponsors to cover the cost.  

November Virtual  Meeting

  • Our Annual Meeting will be held virtually on November 17th at noon.  We will be presenting the 2021 budget and also installing our 2021 board members.

Volunteer/Suggestions for 2021

  • We need to fill three Principal board member positions. If you are interested in becoming a Board member, please contact Luann.
  • We will begin planning our 2021 programs,   If there are topics you would like us to present in 2021, please let Luann know your interests.  We are always looking for new and interesting programs for our members. 
  • December's meeting is usually our annual Holiday Mixer, we would like to know your thoughts regarding a mixer in December.  Would you feel comfortable  having a non-virtual mixer in December or do we hold a virtual meeting?  Any feedback would be greatly  appreciated. Please let Luann know your opinion.     


  • We now have a new page on the website where you will find important information from The Homeless Task Force Committee.  Current documents you can download include TPD Organization Chart, Division Map,  City of Tucson Homeless Camp Protocol and Tucson Police Department Trespass brochure.   

Please remember our zoom presentation on October 20, 2020  at noon. 


Deb Bryant, Sunrise Property Services
President BOMA GT

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November 06, 2020

BOMA GT Annual Golf Tournament
Forty Niners Golf Country Club
12000 E Tanque Verde Rd
Tucson, AZ 85749
Join Us For a Day on the Course

$750.00 Hole In One (Only 1)

$625.00 Food & Beverage Sponsor

$600.00 Breakfast Sponsor (Only 1)

$500.00 Sign Sponsor (Only 1)

$375.00 Special Event Sponsor ~ PLINKO (Only 1)

$375.00 Special Event Sponsor ~ Marshmallow Hole (Only 1)

$300.00 Tee Sponsor

$600.00 Foursome

$175.00 Individual Player

$40.00 Banquet Ticket


*Sponsorships / *Players

*Donate Raffles Prizes / Goodie Bag Items

*A DAY OF FUN .... Join Us for Lunch


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Thank You to our Sponsors

Tournament Sponsors: (SOLD OUT)
Ace Asphalt
Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR
Kustom US
Mr. Janitor
Republic Services
West Coast Roofing

Food & Beverage Sponsors:
ABM Building Services
ATI Disaster Recovery Services
Disaster Restoration Innovation
Lloyd Construction
MAS Real Estate Services
Vet Sec Protection Agency

Awards Sponsor:
Sunland Asphalt

Air Cannon Sponsor:
Sunrise Property Services

Golf Ball Sponsor:
Guard Top

Golf Cart Sponsor:
Kustom US

Goodie Bag Sponsor:
Conquistador Pest & Termite

Photo Sponsor:
Gay Jarvis

Tee Sponsors:
Niles Investment
Nu Flow Services of Tucson
Pink Restoration

Roofing Southwest
Titan Restoration
Urban Tactical Security

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Membership Special

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Community Announcements

As many of you already know, the Pima County Development Services Department is in the process of updating the sign regulations (Pima County Zoning Code Chapter 18.79 SIGN STANDARDS) for unincorporated Pima County. 

The proposed sign code text amendment is scheduled for the Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Planning and Zoning Commission hearing.  Please see “Attachment 1” for the notice and instructions regarding the 10/28/20 Planning and Zoning Commission hearing.  It provides information on how to participate in the hearing and how to access the staff report and background materials for the text amendment (will be available in a day or two). 

Attachment 2 is the proposed sign code ordinance (a.k.a. Draft 3) which will be discussed at the commission hearing.  Attachment 3 provides the written comments we received on Draft 2 and how or whether changes are reflected in Draft 3.  This document will help show you what’s changed in the proposed ordinance (a.k.a. Draft 3) vs Draft 2.   

We thank all of you who reviewed and provided comments on Draft 2 of the sign code update, either via written comments or a meeting. 

To schedule a virtual meeting on the proposed ordinance (Draft 3) before the commission hearing, please contact one of the following staff:

Janet Emel
(520) 724-9008
EMAIL preferred  
J[email protected]

Tom Drzazgowski
(520) 724-6675
[email protected]

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BOMA in the News

What BOMA International is doing and an update on the Winter Business Meeting.

  • COVID-19 and Social Unrest updates from each region, Chicago seemed to be struggling the most with the social unrest
  • BOMA leadership current focus is on core items that can add value, like education and legislation. On-line education has been extremely successful over the past 6 months.
  • BOMA Int’l fall priorities include: New Re-entry guidelines, IAQ and offering objective guidance, National Advisory Council that will cover new lease changes-base year and gross-up assistance
  • BOMA Int’l has cut approx.. 2 million from their 2021 budget which is primarily due to conference lack of income and has cut a few positions to help balance the budget
  • 2021 Priorities include: Federal legislative priorities, State involvement and advocacy efforts, including the Prop 15 fight in CA, remote education, actionable real time information focus, new industrial membership fee structure ($150), C-Suite activity to raise BOMA’s visibility, Diversity & Inclusion efforts to reflect the communities served, embracing change and being willing to let go of legacy practices and events that may no longer work in todays world. Draft budget will be released in the next 2 weeks
  • Winter Business Meeting will be virtual and free of charge completely in an effort to increase participation. Regional meetings will be held during the conference not before the conference
  • BOMA Int’l is looking for candidates for Int’l leadership positions that are coming available, all resources to apply are available on-line under leadership or can be assisted by Luci Vallejo if interested

One Important Business item for the PSW Region that we need to attend to:

  • Nominate and Elect a new BOMA PSW President.  I relocated to Austin, Texas which is not a part of PSW Region.  I have continued to serve on the Silicon Valley Board of Directors and continued to serve as PSW President, but that will end 12/31/20 as I fall off the Silicon Valley Board and remove myself from the PSW Region role.
  • What is the responsibility of PSW President?
    • Keep all PSW Chapter leadership informed on what is happening in BOMA in their Region and at BOMA International.
    • Conference updates.
    • Lead PSW Region breakfast meetings at Winter and International Summer Conference.
    • Attend Winter and International Summer Conference.  The travel cost are not subsidized by BOMA.
    • Encourage members of PSW BOMA Chapters enter TOBY’s locally, move on to Regionals and move on to International TOBY’s.
    • Oversee PSW BOMA  Committee Chairs – Regional Member of the Year Committee, Emerging Professional Conference Scholarship Committee and Regional TOBY Chair.
    • Lead PSW BOMA Secretary and Treasurer.
    • Help promote BOMA Membership in PSW Region.
  • I need all PSW Chapters to follow the below:
    • Nominate a Principal Member from your chapter by 10/20/20.
    • Have your nominee fill out the attached form and submit to me at [email protected]
    • Once I receive all nominations, I will put together information on the candidates and distribute for a vote.

Thank you for being a part of BOMA PSW!  Look forward to seeing your nominations coming my way!


Tiffany Lauchlan
BOMA PSW President

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BOMA International’s Coronavirus Resource Center

As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, BOMA International is actively working to provide commercial real estate professionals with credible information on how to mitigate the potential health and business impacts. Based on information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), BOMA International has released a series of guidance documents to help property professionals address this public health crisis.

BOMA International continues to monitor the latest COVID-19 developments, and additional resources are being posted regularly to These resources include webinar recordings, relevant articles and links to helpful documents, websites and expert analysis.



Quick Links to BOMA International's Guidance Documents

Guidance Document #3
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tenant FAQ
Updated March 25, 2020

Guidance Document #2
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness Checklist
Updated March 4, 2020


Guidance Document #1
What You Need to Know: Novel Coronavirus
Updated February 25, 2020


CARES Act Analysis
In response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act on March 27, 2020. This historic bill, the third legislative response to COVID-19, provides more than $2 trillion for economic relief to businesses and individuals, as well as much-needed resources to state and local governments. BOMA International’s advocacy staff has itemized the  measures that may affect your businesses, your employees and your tenants. A comprehensive document detailing these measures can be found here.

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Designation Class

A Higher Standard: The Commercial Real Estate Certification You've Been Waiting For

Just announced: The BOMA Foundation has created a new scholarship to fund individuals pursuing the CMCP certification. Up to eight scholarships will be awarded per quarter. Applicants may use the scholarship to cover either the CMCP application/exam fee or the CMCP Exam Prep Course.

We are pleased to introduce the new Certified Manager of Commercial Properties™ (CMCP™), a certification designed for early-career property professionals who are looking to validate their industry knowledge and take their careers in commercial real estate to the next level.

As the only certification of its kind in the industry, the CMCP instantly communicates your ability to be an effective commercial property manager and your strong understanding of the responsibilities of the role. Earning the CMCP certification is the first step in building a successful career in commercial real estate.

CMCP™ Advantages

  • Offers recognition early in one’s career (typically 1–5 years of  experience)
  • Validates foundational knowledge in key areas of property management
  • Evaluates readiness for additional training, responsibilities and career advancement
  • Quickly assists employers with on-boarding new property managers and assessing industry knowledge and career potential
  • Backed by BOMA and BOMI Certification, Inc., the leaders in commercial real estate education and training

Eligibility Requirements

  • Four-year degree and 1 year of property management experience, or
  • Two-year degree and 2 years of property management experience, or
  • No degree and 4 years of property management experience,and
  • 30 hours of verifiable education in commercial property management
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Rebate Programs

Member Savings Programs

Home Depot Member Rebate Program

Sign Up Now – No Cost to Enroll!

BOMA members participating in the Home Depot member rebate program have received rebate checks totaling $4 million for purchases made through the program this past year.

If you’re not already participating in this exciting opportunity, it’s easy to sign up to earn a 2 percent annual rebate on all qualifying in-store and online pre-tax purchases of thousands of products in Paint, Janitorial, Flooring, Plumbing, Electrical and more, plus other special savings and services, such as dedicated support, delivery, competitive pricing and volume discounts.

There is no cost to enroll in the program. Rebates are distributed annually, and annual purchases must total a minimum of $25,000 to qualify.

Enroll now and start earning money on your company’s Home Depot purchases. Be sure to enter the program code BOMA when you register.

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Partnership Program


We have 4 levels:



Prickly Pear


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the office at (520) 310-1605.






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Social Media

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ALSO, BOMA International has their own app.  Download it to your phone.  Here is what it looks like:

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Suite 121; #239
Oro Valley, AZ  85737

(520) 310-1605  phone
(520) 844-1674  fax 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me in the BOMA GT office at [email protected] or call (520) 310-1605.

Thank you,

Luann Schwartz
Executive Director

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